Soon the Renovaré Book Club starts reading On the Incarnation by Saint Athanasius. The facilitator is Renovaré President Chris Hall who joins Nathan this week to talk about Athanasius, a “theological street fighter” who was exiled for standing for the full divinity of Jesus.Listen now >
As the 2016-17 Renovaré Book Club prepares to begin our final book of the season (Athanasius’s On the Incarnation), we’d like to share with you today a little of what C.S. Lewis had to say about why this book is important. We invite you to join us as we read through this small masterpiece.
Continuing his reflections about loss and grief, Chris Hall turns his attention today to the ways those we love never really leave us—even when they are more than a phone call away. He shares some favorite quotes that bring his friend Tom Oden close by, even as Tom’s absence is still keenly felt.
“In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” Basil the Great echoes Christ’s assurances in today’s piece by reminding us that, through all the afflictions that we face, we hold Christ’s truth and peace close—and our work for the Kingdom is never wasted.
“Discipleship means learning to acknowledge God in all we do,” Dallas Willard writes in today’s piece, “and it takes a lot of learning.” This acknowledgement, though, helps keep us on track in the work he has set before us, because it is how we know we are in a partnership; we are not alone.
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“Fun ahead saith the Lord.”
Members of the Renovaré board and ministry team retreating together in Colorado.